Thursday, October 18, 2012

Join Women In Bio and the Joint Genome Institute for an information session for middle school girls, grades 6-8.

  • Learn about career opportunities in the life sciences
  • Meet women scientists and business professionals
  • Tour a research facility that uses genomics in clean energy programs
  • Perform a hands-on science activity
  • Did we mention pizza?!  The program ends with a pizza party!

Date:  Thursday, October 18, 2012 4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Check-in:  4:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.*

Program:  4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.: Panel discussion with JGI presenters, lab activity and tour of the facility

Location:  DOE Joint Genome Institute (JGI) 2800 Mitchell Dr., Walnut Creek, CA 94598

A DOE Office of Science National User Facility

Register:  www.womeninbio.org or call 703-819-7647

Advance registration is required by October 11; this event is limited to girls in grades 6, 7, and 8. No walk-ins accepted.  Due to space restrictions, parents are unable to participate in the event.

*Parents please return at 6:50 p.m.